Treasure Island

April Avalon

(15.05.1990)

Romance Is Dead


A glass of cheap vodka tastes just like depression -
It hurts to be sober tonight.
The mirror reflects such a hideous expression
That I promptly turn off the light.
Some porno, then casual sex with my hand...
Oh damn! This is something I shouldn't have said.
Why don't you believe that I need no boyfriend -
No problems, no worries, no tears, no regret?

Romance is dead,
And so am I,
I can't forget
My perfect lie.
I still recall
The times we had.
Oh well, that's all.
Romance is dead.

I can't fall asleep, so I get on the net,
Where I claim to be an online super-wh-,
I find guys like you just to make them all fret,
My tease makes them want me, but they can't get more
Than flirt for some minutes, some sexual tension
And then disconnect. Their muse disappears.
I've had a good time with these cruel intentions -
Enough for today. See you later, my dear.

Romance is dead,
And so am I,
I can't forget
My perfect lie.
I still recall
The times we had.
Oh well, that's all.
Romance is dead.
Romance is dead!

You say it is stupid, it doesn't make sense,
But you are the first to have buried romance.

Submitted: Thursday, November 06, 2008
Edited: Tuesday, November 11, 2008

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  • Maria Janeth Tumbaga (11/6/2008 12:43:00 PM)

    nice poem I loved it well it really happens when you are broken hearted time will mend this broken heart and soon you will find someone who deserve your love (Report) Reply

  • C T Heart (11/6/2008 12:43:00 PM)

    sadness filled the paper with your piece... Death of romance comes when there's no more love and respect... a 10. (Report) Reply

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